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It’s time to toss aside the touchy-feely notions of love in business and recognize the real power it holds. Love is not only appropriate in the context of business, it’s the foundation of great leadership, and, therefore, the very foundation of a thriving, competitive enterprise. Welcome to the Love Is Just Damn Good Business podcast where host Steve Farber talks with business leaders who are operationalizing love as a strategic advantage.Farber’s guests share their proven strategies, inspiring case studies, and practical lessons on how to build corporate and team cultures based on love—the ultimate competitive advantage. You’ll discover why (and how) Love, at the end of the day, is just damn good business for you, too. Many businesspeople are frustrated by a gap between what they desire from their leadership and business efforts and what they’re able to accomplish; however, more and more successful leaders, executives, and entrepreneurs are successfully bridging that gap with phenomenal success. What is their secret? What code have they cracked?They go beyond the traditional definition of leadership to make a significant, positive difference on their own company or within the company that they work for. These are people who take their own personal development seriously and don’t see it as something contrary to their professional development. And at their core, they recognize that love is a powerful leadership and business principle—and they operationalize it in the way they work with colleagues, employees, and customers alike. The good news is that you can achieve that same level of success, too. Here on the Love Is Just Damn Good Business podcast, Steve Farber, Founder of The Extreme Leadership Institute, will be teaching you how to operationalize love as a business and leadership practice.Your competitive advantage comes from your customers and clients loving what you do for them. Customer “satisfaction” just isn’t enough anymore. So, how do you take your business to the highest level where your customers are your greatest advocates, your employees are your greatest performers and recruiters, and your personal fulfillment is at its peak?Farber has found that the only way to accomplish all of that in a meaningful and sustainable way over time is to operationalize love as a discipline and a practice rather than a soft, fluffy sentiment. So what does it look like to conduct your business that way? How do you show your customers that you really love them? And how do you create a culture that your employees, teammates, colleagues love working in? Business leaders have been asking these questions for years. In this show, Steve addresses those questions head on. Having had a broad exposure to a vast array of companies spanning three decades, Steve Farber has discovered that the practice of “doing what you love in the service of people who love what you do” is a powerful, universal leadership credo that runs through all county, industry, and company cultures.A subject-matter expert in business leadership and one of Inc’s global Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts, Steve is a leadership speaker and a senior-level leadership coach and consultant who has worked with and spoken to a wide variety of public and private organizations in virtually every arena – from the tech sector to financial services, manufacturing, health care, hospitality, entertainment, retail, and government. He is the bestselling author of Greater Than Yourself, The Radical Edge, and The Radical Leap, which was named one of the 100 Best Business Books of All Time. His much-anticipated new book, Love Is Just Damn Good Business, is in stores now. Steve’s passion is coaching and inspiring Extreme Leadership at all organizational levels by teaching leaders how to operationalize love as a discipline and a practice. Join him and his

Love Is Just Damn Good Business Steve Farber

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It’s time to toss aside the touchy-feely notions of love in business and recognize the real power it holds. Love is not only appropriate in the context of business, it’s the foundation of great leadership, and, therefore, the very foundation of a thriving, competitive enterprise. Welcome to the Love Is Just Damn Good Business podcast where host Steve Farber talks with business leaders who are operationalizing love as a strategic advantage.Farber’s guests share their proven strategies, inspiring case studies, and practical lessons on how to build corporate and team cultures based on love—the ultimate competitive advantage. You’ll discover why (and how) Love, at the end of the day, is just damn good business for you, too. Many businesspeople are frustrated by a gap between what they desire from their leadership and business efforts and what they’re able to accomplish; however, more and more successful leaders, executives, and entrepreneurs are successfully bridging that gap with phenomenal success. What is their secret? What code have they cracked?They go beyond the traditional definition of leadership to make a significant, positive difference on their own company or within the company that they work for. These are people who take their own personal development seriously and don’t see it as something contrary to their professional development. And at their core, they recognize that love is a powerful leadership and business principle—and they operationalize it in the way they work with colleagues, employees, and customers alike. The good news is that you can achieve that same level of success, too. Here on the Love Is Just Damn Good Business podcast, Steve Farber, Founder of The Extreme Leadership Institute, will be teaching you how to operationalize love as a business and leadership practice.Your competitive advantage comes from your customers and clients loving what you do for them. Customer “satisfaction” just isn’t enough anymore. So, how do you take your business to the highest level where your customers are your greatest advocates, your employees are your greatest performers and recruiters, and your personal fulfillment is at its peak?Farber has found that the only way to accomplish all of that in a meaningful and sustainable way over time is to operationalize love as a discipline and a practice rather than a soft, fluffy sentiment. So what does it look like to conduct your business that way? How do you show your customers that you really love them? And how do you create a culture that your employees, teammates, colleagues love working in? Business leaders have been asking these questions for years. In this show, Steve addresses those questions head on. Having had a broad exposure to a vast array of companies spanning three decades, Steve Farber has discovered that the practice of “doing what you love in the service of people who love what you do” is a powerful, universal leadership credo that runs through all county, industry, and company cultures.A subject-matter expert in business leadership and one of Inc’s global Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts, Steve is a leadership speaker and a senior-level leadership coach and consultant who has worked with and spoken to a wide variety of public and private organizations in virtually every arena – from the tech sector to financial services, manufacturing, health care, hospitality, entertainment, retail, and government. He is the bestselling author of Greater Than Yourself, The Radical Edge, and The Radical Leap, which was named one of the 100 Best Business Books of All Time. His much-anticipated new book, Love Is Just Damn Good Business, is in stores now. Steve’s passion is coaching and inspiring Extreme Leadership at all organizational levels by teaching leaders how to operationalize love as a discipline and a practice. Join him and his

    Unmasking What Matters: Life Lessons From Two Broadway Legends With Sandra Joseph And Ron Bohmer

    Unmasking What Matters: Life Lessons From Two Broadway Legends With Sandra Joseph And Ron Bohmer

    Pursuing a life in the arts is not for those who simply think of a way to earn. It can be tough, and career breakthroughs can arrive late. So why would anyone choose to become an actor, even more, be on Broadway? Steve Farber invites two Broadway legends who can answer that! In this episode, he sits down with Sandra Joseph, the longest-running leading lady of Broadway’s longest-running show of all time, and actor and singer, Ron Bohmer. Together, they share each of their journeys to becoming a performer, taking us behind the scenes of great musicals like The Phantom of the Opera and more. Throughout their careers as Broadway legends, Sandra and Ron offer some life lessons that show just how great life could become when you pursue what you love and live in the world as the freest and fullest expression of who you are. They also take us deep into Sandra’s book, Unmasking What Matters.

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    The Amazing Story Of Assault Fitness And The Bike People Love To Hate With Roger Dean Bates

    The Amazing Story Of Assault Fitness And The Bike People Love To Hate With Roger Dean Bates

    In the marketing world full of overlapping products and services, coming up with a unique concept is the only way to stand out. This is exactly what Roger Dean Bates did with Assault Fitness when they conceptualized Assault Bike. Being the only one of its kind, this iconic fitness equipment caught the attention of so many athletes around the world, receiving mixed reviews. Roger shares with Steve Farber the story of how the Assault Bike came to be and how they achieved success thanks to its huge CrossFit debut. They also talk about Roger's relationships with his workers, what attitude a true leader must have, and why making money is not the only way to achieve fulfillment in entrepreneurship.

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    Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion In The Expanding World Of Rotary International With Barry Rassin

    Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion In The Expanding World Of Rotary International With Barry Rassin

    Rotary International has been a flourishing community that stretches across several countries. And for Barry Rassin, the secret to its lasting success lies in the burning desire to serve others selflessly. He sits down with Steve Farber to share his leadership experiences as the club’s former president, the lessons he learned in pouring out their heart in service of the people through philanthropy work, and his takeaways in traveling the world and meeting various leaders. Barry also discusses his focus on empowering the youth during his tenure, particularly on elevating Rotaract members to become full-fledged Rotary International members.

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    • 52 min
    A Time To Remember And A Time To Hope: Leadership Lessons From The Principal Of Columbine, Frank DeAngelis

    A Time To Remember And A Time To Hope: Leadership Lessons From The Principal Of Columbine, Frank DeAngelis

    Some leadership skills are acquired through seminars and training. But the most important leadership lessons are found through experience, even the most unfortunate ones. Retired educator Frank DeAngelis sits down with Steve Farber to discuss what it takes to be an inspiring leader by looking back on his experiences as the Principal of Columbine High School. He narrates the stories of how he connected with the students and employees through the power of love, even if it means sprinting towards a gunner on that fateful morning of the Columbine High School Massacre in 1999.

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    • 54 min
    The I Love My Life Challenge With Adam Markel

    The I Love My Life Challenge With Adam Markel

    The heart and mind are two different areas with different purposes. But together, they forge our personality, attitude, and mindset, making us unique human beings. Author Adam Markel joins Steve Farber to discuss how understanding our intellect and emotions can help us come up with proper decisions and actions in life despite the occasional battle between these two forces. They also talk about Adam's new book, I Love My Life Challenge, sharing some simple but effective tips about self-care and effective morning routines.

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    • 46 min
    The True Meaning Of Body Transformation With Angelo Poli

    The True Meaning Of Body Transformation With Angelo Poli

    For most people, body transformation is all about physical attributes, like losing weight and trying a certain diet. But bigger and rewarding changes cannot be attained by these strategies alone. Steve Farber sits down with Angelo Poli to talk about how true body transformation can only be achieved by making significant adjustments not only to your eating habits but also to time management and daily routine. Angelo presents how his lifestyle coaching MetPro works, debunks the lasting medical myth about metabolism, and explains their company culture that transcends a simple coach-client relationship.

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So excited that Steve Farber has established a podcast!!!

Just listen to your podcast for the 1st time.... LOVED the authentic conversation with Pat Lencioni. I always enjoy hearing Steve’s perspective on business. Also very interested in listening to the guests that will join the podcast in the future. Thx again Steve!

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